2010 EMU Men's Cross Country Media Guide

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2010 EMU Men's Cross Country Media Guide

Text of 2010 EMU Men's Cross Country Media Guide

  • www.EMUEagles.comCredits Editor: Jim Streeter Layout and Design: Ashley Strauss Assistant Editors: Jeremy Allen Luke Pattarozi

    Photography: Randy Masharka, Walt Middleton, Amanda Decker, James DreherChamp. Host Sites: Special Thanks:

    COPYRIGHT EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITYThe 2010 EMU Football Media Guide was written by the EMU Athletic Media Relations Office. All text and photo content is property of Eastern Michigan University and can not be reproduced without permission from the EMU Athletic Media Relations Office.

    EMU Cross Country on the WebOver the past 10 years, some information that was once printed ex-clusively in EMU Athletics media guides has been moved to the de-partment's official website, EMUEagles.com. Visit the cross country home page to find such information

    EMU on Mobile DevicesFans using mobile devices can access news, scores and schedules on emueagles.com/mobile

    Table of Contents

    EMU AthlEtic MEdiA RElAtions

    Associate Athletic Director/Media Relations...................................Jim Streeter Office Phone ...........................................................................................................................734.487.0317 Cellular Phone ........................................................................................................................734.260.1004 E-mail ...................................................................................................................jim.streeter@emich.edu Primary Sports Covered .................................................................... Football and Mens Basketball

    Assistant Director of Athletic Media Relations ..............................Greg Steiner Office Phone ...........................................................................................................................734.487.0318 Cellular Phone ........................................................................................................................734.845.1132 E-mail ..................................................................................................................greg.steiner@emich.edu Primary Sports Covered ............................. Womens Basketball, Volleyball, Golf and Web site

    Athletic Media Relations Graduate Assistant ................................ Jeremy Allen Office Phone ...........................................................................................................................734.487.0318 Cellular Phone ........................................................................................................................724.980.9260 E-mail ............................................................................................................................ jallen6@emich.edu Primary Sports Covered ..............................................................Rowing, Tennis, and Track & Field Athletic Media Relations Graduate Assistant ............................Luke Pattarozzi Office Phone ...........................................................................................................................734.487.0318 Cellular Phone ........................................................................................................................608.225.9802 E-mail ..........................................................................................................................lpattaro@emich.edu Primary Sports Covered ...................................................................Soccer, Wrestling and Baseball

    Athletic Media Relations Graduate Assistant ............................. Ashley Strauss Office Phone ...........................................................................................................................734.487.0318 Cellular Phone ........................................................................................................................734.674.2607 E-mail .........................................................................................................................astraus1@emich.edu Primary Sports Covered ................................ Cross Country, Swimming & Diving and Softball

    Office Fax ................................................................................................................734.485.3840

    Address: .........................799 N. Hewitt Rd., Convocation Center, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

    Jim Streeter Greg Steiner Jeremy Allen Luke Pattarozzi Ashley Strauss

    University Quick FactsLocation Ypsilanti, Mich.Founded 1849Enrollment 22,638President Dr. Susan MartinNickname EaglesColors Dark Green (349) and WhiteConference Mid-American (MAC)

    Athletic DepartmentAthletic Director Derrick GraggAssociate AD Mike MalachAssociate AD Doug DowdyAssociate AD Stephannnie VandenbergAssociate AD Melody Reifel WernerAssociate AD Craig FinkAssociate AD Jim StreeterHead Athletic Trainer Steve NordwallEquipment Manager Jay Sofen

    Mens Cross Country StaffHead Coach (Year) John Goodridge (Tenth)Alma Mater Long Island, 72, Michigan 74Office Phone Number 734.487.2245Email jgoodridg@emich.edu

    Athletic Media RelationsDirector of Athletic Media Relations Jim StreeterAssistant Director of Athletic Media Relations Greg SteinerGraduate Assistant/Cross Country Contact Ashley StraussEmail astraus1@emich.eduCell Phone 734.674.2607Graduate Assistant Jeremy AllenGraduate Assistant Luke PattarozziOffice Phone 734.487.0317Office Fax 734.485.3840Mailing Address 799 Hewitt Rd. Convocation Center Room 307 Ypsilanti, MI 48197Website www.EMUEagles.com

    2010 Team Information2009 MAC Finish 2nd Place (55 points)2009 NCAA Great Lakes Regional 9th Place (232 points)

    Letterwinners Returning/Lost 18/3Newcomers 10

    Table of Contents/ Quick Facts...............................2Athletic Media Relations .........................................3Media Services/Athletic Directory ...........................42010 Schedule........................................................52010 Preview ...................................................... 6-8Head Coach John Goodridge ............................9-112010 Roster ..........................................................122010 Athlete Bios............................................ 13-272009 Recap .................................................... 28-292009 MAC Championship.....................................302009 NCAA Regional/ Championship...................31MAC & National Honors ................................. 32-38EMU Greats .................................................... 38-48Through the Years .......................................... 49-58Eastern Michigan University ........................... 59-63President Susan W. Martin ...................................64EMU Board of Regents.........................................65Dr. Derrick Gragg..................................................67Support Staff & Head Coaches ...................... 68-75NCAA Compliance ................................................76E-Club...................................................................77EMU Athletic Hall of Fame....................................78Student Athlete Support Services .........................79

    DireCTions To easTern MiChigan

    UniversiTy

    By air:Arriving at Detroit Metro Airport, take I-94 west to Michigan Avenue exit (exit 181B). Get in the far left lane and turn left on Hewitt. Head north on Hewitt for 2.5 miles, past Washtenaw Avenue. The stadium is on the east side of the road.

    From North:U.S. 23 south to Washtenaw Av-enue east (exit 37A); take Washt-enaw to Hewitt Road; turn left on Hewitt and proceed to Rynearson Stadium.

    From South:U.S. 23 north to Washtenaw Av-enue east (exit 37A); take Washt-enaw to Hewitt Road; turn left on Hewitt and proceed to Rynearson Stadium.

    From East:(A) Take I-94 west to Michigan Avenue exit (exit 181B). Get in the far left lane and turn left on Hewitt Road. Head north on Hewitt for 2.5 miles, past Washtenaw Avenue. The stadium is on the east side of the street.(B) Take I-96 west to M-14 west. Follow M-14 to U.S. 23 south. Go south to Washtenaw Avenue east (exit 37A); take Washtenaw to He-witt Road; turn left on Hewitt and proceed to Rynearson Stadium.

    From West:Take I-94 east to Michigan Avenue exit (exit 181). Turn left and get in the far left lane. Turn left on Hewitt and head north on Hewitt approxi-mately 2.5 miles, past Washtenaw. The stadium is on the east side of the road.

    HoW To gET EMU CRoSS CoUNTRy INFoRMATIoN

    The Eastern Michigan University Sports Information office: Cross Country Contact: Ashley Strauss ..............................734.487.0317 Office Fax ............................................................................734.485.3840

    The Internet:Log on to the World Wide Web to get all of the latest

    Eastern Michigan University Athletics Information, including up-to-date cross country results and weekly notes:

    Information is current as of September, 30, 2010

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    University Information ....................................487.1849

    HEAD CoACHINg STAFFJay Alexander, Baseball .................................487.0315Karen Baird, Softball.......................................487.1031Kim Berrington, Volleyball...............................487.0291Bruce Cunningham, Mens Golf ......................487.6703Derek DelPorto, Wrestling ..............................487.6429Ron Englis